It's July 4th - Independence Day - America's Birthday While the history major in me knows that the United States was not born on July 4th - and that the Declaration of Independence did not outline our constitutional freedoms (that didn't come for 13 years) - it is a time to reflect on the values we … Continue reading Express Yourself
“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.” Georgia O'Keeffe So why is supporting a nonprofit art organization important? Art creates conversation in a community. It’s not just about the artwork – it’s about what the artist says – and what … Continue reading Why give to art?
Many thanks to former MFA Fellow and Gallery Manager Mia Nardini for fixing our permalinks -- and to all of you for your patience! The website troubles in no way affected any of the entries for Strokes of Genius, Small Wonders, Street Scenes or any of the other exhibitions! Don't worry - your entries are … Continue reading …and we’re back!
MFA Members are making the world more creative! MFA highlights members’ art events and exhibitions weekly on our Blog so the world can follow us. Subscribe to the blog by entering your email in the right sidebar. MFA Member Patrice Drago Patrice is pleased to announce the launch of her new fine art fashion line … Continue reading Member News: March 29, 2016
Meet this week's featured artist, Karen Fitzgerald, member since 2015: ME: A mentor of mine once said that if I was meant to be a writer, I would fail at everything else. So these days, when people stumble upon me and my work, most often at the Torpedo Factory, and ask me how I came to … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Karen Fitzgerald
See what MFA Members are doing in other locations to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us. Subscribe to the blog by entering your email in the right sidebar. Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events MFA … Continue reading Member News August 18
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Transition day! In case you haven't received any of the notices and emails we have sent out, please be aware that the MFA website is down for today, while we transition to our new, upgraded and awesome site. The Gallery is closed today, as we facilitate this shift Are you trying to submit to one … Continue reading MFA Website Down for Today: Online Entry System Still Up
Can you give $15 in ’15? For the past two years, MFA has participated in “The Great Give” a 24-hour fund-a-thon sponsored by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. Nonprofits in Anne Arundel County compete for cash prizes by getting a lot of donors to make small gifts in support of their favorite nonprofits. … Continue reading The Great Give 2015!
For the 5th year running, MFA has hosted the Hospice Cup Poster Competition in the Holley Gallery. Hospice Cup is a charity sailing regatta, raising funds for hospice programs throughout Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia. Every year, they select a painting to be the featured artwork on the promotional poster. The chosen work is donated … Continue reading Lauren Anthone’s artwork selected for Hospice Cup Poster 2015
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Thanks to our readers for making 2014 a stellar year for MFA art and artists! Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,600 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading 2014 in review
The arts in Annapolis was front and center in the Fox 5 News "Zip Trip" to Annapolis. Many thanks to MFA artists, including Candy Bigelow, Rick Casali, David Diaz and Andree Tuillier, who got up early to work on City Dock and in front of the cameras. The segment on the arts also featured Linnell … Continue reading Arts in Annapolis takes Center Stage